IRŠIČ Alenka (SLO) – PVE – Multi-Medal winning International Player 1995-2012 and work in the field of event organisation. Multiple High-level awards from Slovenian Association of Disabled Sports and Slovenian Paralympic Committee for sport achievements.

IRŠIČ Alenka (SLO), formerly SART


Alenka Iršič was a volleyball player. She played in a successful volleyball team, which competed in the top Yugoslavian division and later in Slovenian league. She had problems with her knee and joined the sitting volleyball club team ISD Samorastnik Ravne and then the Slovenian national team in 1995. She was a member of the national team until the end of 2012. The greatest influences on her were her team colleagues and coach Adi Urnaut.

Event involvement:

1995 Ljubljana – European championships – Bronze Medal
1997 Tallin – European Championships, – 4th place
1997 Jurmala – Eurocup – Silver Medal
1999 Sarajevo – European Championships – Gold Medal
2000 Maastricht – World Championships – Bronze Medal
2002 Kamnik – World Championships – Silver Medal
2002 Riga – Euro cup – Bronze Medal
2003 Lappeenranta – European Championships – Silver Medal
2004 Athens – Paralympic Games – 4th place
2006 Roermond – World Championships Bronze Medal
2007 Nyiregyhaza – European Championships – Bronze Medal
2008 Beijing – Paralympic Games – 4th place
2008 Ismailia Intercontinental Cup – Silver Medal
2009 Elblag – European Championships Bronze Medal
2010 Oklahoma – World Championships – 5th place
2010 Port Said – Intercontinental Cup – Bronze Medal
2011 Rotterdam – European Championships – 4th place
2012 London – Paralympic Games – 6th place

She also worked in the fields of event organization (2002 World Championships for Women in Kamnik), and development; being a role model for other developing teams in the region.

Awards received:

Award of the Slovenian Association for Sport for the Disabled at the end of sport career, 2013
Silver and bronze badges from the Slovenian Association of Disabled Sports and the Slovenian Olympic Committee for sport achievements 1995-2009